Action Essentials HD: Coming Soon

It has been a dangerous couple of months filming explosions and all sorts of action stock footage for the new Action Essentials 2 library. A release date will be set soon.

This collection is just FREAKING ridiculous! That’s all there is to say for now.

High Resolution Poster

UPDATE: To answer a few general questions…

  • Over 90% of elements are live action shots, like explosions and blood etc.
  • 100% NEW Footage and Tutorials; NOT an upgrade or anything like that.
  • Yes there is some high speed stuff; I’ll explain more later.
  • The Box is 3D rendered and just meant to be cool.
  • No cameramen died.
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6 years ago
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225 Comments

RemingtonM
6 years ago
I can't wait! Will you add this to your everything bundle? I plan on getting that in the summer. I like the 3d box also, If you ever run out of ideas it would make a cool tutorial. The more 3d the better!
FRnK_
6 years ago
aaaaaaaaaaaa genial!
acá esperaremos :P
KGSFX
6 years ago
ahahaha your mom commented LOLOL
that's great.
so is there a general E.T.A of the release of this product?
RobCoxxy
6 years ago
You have no idea how excited I am right now, Kramer! :D

Currently scripting a half-hour zombie film, (complete with guns, gore, death and awesome) so I cannot wait for AEHD, it, in conjunction with "real" effects courtesy of indymogul's tutorials, will help propel my piece from "Average yet entertaining" to "Bloody Smashing".

Keep up the good work, and I'll see this soon hopefully!
LOVE! Rob! :D
<3
jeff “moririn” waweru
6 years ago
hey bayden

something u do in a toilet ?? ur mum is just hilariously awesome...am jealous
i still insist "Andrew kramer is bigger than kurt cobain"

cheers
Malcolm
6 years ago
This collection will really help me with my projects. Is there any release date?
Dayill
6 years ago
Do you plan to offer this as a bundle with proscores (for additional savings)?
Brad
6 years ago
Wow, I can tell this one's gonna be good :)
Can't wait!

This would be perfect for an upcoming 48hour competition in NZ.
Djordjevlasotince
6 years ago
Yeah man, when it's coming ? I heard for your site one year ago, and when i open it, i have had what to see :). It is gorgeous man !
I love Action Movie Essentials, but, when i see this HD, i will swoon :D

Regards from SERBIA ! ! !
Topollillo
6 years ago
Great Loco tell us when It's coming ?
vidhu popli
6 years ago
plz .. can you set the release date... U r the best..
thnks!!!
-vidhu
vidhu popli
6 years ago
cant wait!!
6 years ago
Awesome!
Can't wait!
a couple of questions:

- Did you also shoot fire elements (not only explosions)?
- Any idea of a ballpark release schedule?
- Any ballpark concept of pricing?
- What resolution and codec are you releasing it on? (720/1080/2k ; DVCProHD/Cineform)???

Thanks!!
mahmoud noseir
6 years ago
dear anddrew

if u visit egypt one day

i wish to see u personaly in live

i just like your work man and your way in working

your's
egyption guy
mena
6 years ago
thank you andrew please dvd for learning javascript &expressions
Zach
6 years ago
How much is this going to cost?
Aleksander Stokkebro
6 years ago
hey Andrew. Do you have any idea of how much it is going to cost? and the AME, how many percent of them were real effects?

Best Regards
Aleksander
Bayden Docking
6 years ago
My mum thinks a blog is something you do in a toilet.
Timinator
6 years ago
Ummm... why doesn't my mom post to my blog?

Oh yeah, she doesn't even know what email is. Now, I remember.
6 years ago
Dude, it's about time! LOL. I can't wait.

-Nate
kiran
6 years ago
Sweeter than flowers dipped in honey! I can't wait for this product to come out
6 years ago
Wow. I'm sooooooo excited. Can i just say something Andrew. Theres one thing i love more then the products you have.
Its the fact that over the years we have seen your progression through motion graphics. Its that, that inspires me most. You know when you start out and you great stuff you think is great and then you progress and look back and see how amateur it all looks compared to where you are now.
I have finally started to see this in my work and use you as someone to look up to, a quality to achieve. And each step forward i make you also take one step forawrd giving me a new level to aspire to.
Thanks so much.
James
6 years ago
^^
6 years ago
Hi Mom!
Diana Kramer
6 years ago
Hi Honey, I was showing your site to a friend at work. She has a cousin who is taking classes related to your work and thought she'd be interested in seeing what you have to offer. Anyway, I'm at work and must not be too busy, but I also wanted to tell you thank you for going to the dance thing with us. It wasn't exactly what I had thought but it was fun anyways. Take care, Love Mom
Speedbreaker
6 years ago
No cameraman died while shooting, but I guess a few died afterwards from sleep deprivation, because I'm sure there will be a lot of high quality stuff on there! Can't wait.
Bayden Docking
6 years ago
Since you shot some on RED does this mean there will be 2k files? or will it only be HD?
6 years ago
Any release date or news?
Cuz i can't wait anymore! :D
Jesper Steen
6 years ago
If you could make the flashes last more than 1 or 2 frames, it will be much better in a slow-motion scene.
Aerendyl
6 years ago
Can't wait for it! :)
GJ Kramer as always :)
6 years ago
Ooops... I mean *Can't* wait... :s
6 years ago
No camera died so far! ;) Just kidding! I can wait to see all the good stuff inside the box!
6 years ago
Most of the muzzle Flashes from AME 1 were real :) they are just so fast you only see them for one frame. We did some double and triple-time stuff with this new product but muzzle flashes should only be 1 or 2 frames or they look odd. As far as randomizing, we include several shots from the same weapon to alternate as needed.

This time around we have a budget and over 90 percent Live Action footage.
6 years ago
I have to admit (don't take this the wrong way), the first Action Movie Essentials was a bit lacky, most of the rendered footages were mediocre.
The muzzle flashes for example, they were just still frames.

It would've made a lot more sense to animate them slowly across time and then use some kind of expression to display a random frame from that animation for every frame in the main comp.
then animate a visibility checkbox on and off to create bursts.

But of course, if the flashes were live footage my point is moot.

Looking forward to this!
PRINCE AUSTIN
6 years ago
THIS IS AWESOME!!! PLEASE EMAIL TO NOTIFY WHEN THIS PRODUCT IS OUT. I REALLY NEED IT FOR MY NEXT PROJECT. I MEAN THE HD THING.
6 years ago
COOL
It's great!
Kyle
6 years ago
WOW this looks so cool I cant wait!!!!!!!!!!!
Aaron
6 years ago
I am so buying this!!!
As EVERYONE else said
CAN'T WAIT!!!!
=D
6 years ago
Andrew u are my Hero....lol
i hate who hate you
I love who Love you lolololol
Derek
6 years ago
hey andrew, i remember reading a blog post of you using a red camera to shoot a secret project with some chick sitting on a couch. Everyone thought it was a nintendo ds but i didn't know, till i found this on gamestop.com, the new nintendo dsi.
b0lstad1
6 years ago
Oh my god..
Seriously, I CAN'T WAIT !! :D:D:D:D:D:D:D
Lyndon
6 years ago
Hows the red, im guessing it handles well? easy to operate and tweak in post? just curious, don't have to answer.
6 years ago
This is awesome news!!! Hey, anyway there may be a tutorial on how to create the box on your title?
6 years ago
Awesome, can't wait!

What will be the approximate release date?

-Thanks, WVD
slashcr
6 years ago
Simplemente, no puedo esperar
I CANNOT WAIT ...
Sonu
6 years ago
i just bought Action Essentials 1 Dang shoulda waited hopefully there's discount for people witht the first one that be nice But this should be good Can't wait to come out
Jason
6 years ago
Will there be sound effects included with this?
Abe
6 years ago
With some shot on red, this is going to be an insane deal!! I know Artbeats charges a fortune for red footage and if I know AK's style he is going to make this the deal of the century. All praise the mighty AK and team.
MisterF
6 years ago
I'm "starving".That will be great,can't wait more.... :)
Andrew Rocks!!
Asri
6 years ago
This collection hv video promo or not??
Jeff
6 years ago
word.
Salmon Sandwich
6 years ago
I admit I was hoping for some waffles or pancakes, but this is still good.
Alexander Eriksson
6 years ago
Man I can't wait for this! The first Action Essentials rocks.
vidhu popli
6 years ago
cool!!! i will buy
Martin
6 years ago
Hi Andrew. Is it possible for you to make tutorial on making this marvelous full 3D box? Your efforts would be much appreciated.

Greetings from Europe.
6 years ago
No cameramen died.
funny :)))))) hahah
6 years ago
woww.sounds gr8. I love action :)
cool androw
انت يا معلم جامد اخر حاجه انا حبيت اكتبلك بالعربي
you r very cool androw and i like to write by arabic
all egyption designer loved you
bANKS
6 years ago
I shot my friend with a pistol so I can get a realistic blood shot, but it wasn't a good take and he didn't want to do it again.
6 years ago
Very nice!

Always there for us aren't you Andrew :D
6 years ago
Oh man this sounds insane!! And i thought version 1 was awesome!!
6 years ago
love it
Sandy
6 years ago
This is awesome, once again a Booming product!
Christopher Oliver
6 years ago
Awesome man, cant wait.
Conor
6 years ago
That poster is now my desktop wallpaper. The first Action Movie Essentials was a great product, I'm really lookinjg forward to the new version!
6 years ago
this box was found at area-51 and andrew recovered it and hide it in his basment.http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii18/clancy30/ae_box2_00000.jpg
6 years ago
HELL YEAH!!
Étienne
6 years ago
NICE! Guess who just found his birthday's gift:)! That's so great!
Nimrat
6 years ago
No cameramen harmed LOL

What about animals????
mohammedali
6 years ago
OMG! cant wait for this
Andrew F
6 years ago
this will rule the universe- cant wait :D
6 years ago
Was that poster made in AE? (The high resolution pic's file name is ae box, so I assume)

It would be a cool, quick little tutorial to show how you made the box, perhaps to work as a promotional tool for Action Essentials, soon to come?

Thanks andrew! :)
dashzed
6 years ago
MAN, you're CRANKING out the PRODUCTS man!!! at this rate you'll have- like- fifty products at the years end!!! And i will own all of them!

Ten years from now, people will see thousands of smelly homeless hobo's sitting in the streets, clutching big bundles of DVDs...
Henry
6 years ago
Could you show us how to do the poster in a 3D program like Cinema 4D?
That would be great! Thanks.
Brandon
6 years ago
I love you
Vick1138
6 years ago
oh Andrew,

are these elements going to have variety when it comes to angles and perspectives?

I bought your first Action Essentials pack and it was great, and I use elements that I have bought from other providers. The only problem I have with them is the variety on which these elements are orientated to the camera, sometimes the explosions are angled on a flat trajectory, and head on, when the shots we film for our projects have to be rigidly planned to be shot to the elements we download.

Now I know that this suggestion is way out there, and that such attempts to conform to numerous possibilities and variations that make up anybody's shots would be a long and costly to you and your team that is putting all of this together. I just want to perhaps suggest, or throw out the idea of how you could maybe expand this package the video copilot team is putting together for your fans :D
mackee24
6 years ago
I like the cube!!! Are the sides textures in Riot Gear?
6 years ago
What?! NO cameramen died?! AND YOU CALL THIS ACTION?!?
c.c
6 years ago
can't wait for it to be release. It will really help all of us out.
LOL
6 years ago
NICE WORK, CAN'T WAIT TO SEE IT!
can u tell me the name of the font in the box please???? :D
6 years ago
Can't wait! I'll have start setting aside sheckles for this one. I've gone through all of the DVDs so far, and they're all awesome. Yep. Even the clouds.

(I actually do more still shot sky replacements than anything else at work, so the clouds really are cool)
RobCoxxy
6 years ago
Kramer, you are a god amongst men.
Any rough guesstimate of when this is coming out? Y'know, a month? That would be brilliant.
Connor Guyler
6 years ago
YES!
always wanted a HD version of action movie essentials!
wooop!
6 years ago
Aww man I just got Action Movie Essentials for Christmas
(Love it By the way)

I don't know when, but I will get my hands on this!
Vick1138
6 years ago
WHOA!!!

Real blood elements?

Dude, I think you could have just used some house paint splatters and you could have achieved the same effect. Unless it was a pig's blood, then its okay, and you put it on the BBQ :D
Vick1138
6 years ago
WHOA!!!
6 years ago
Just let me know where put put in my CC #
Andrew Farris
6 years ago
Nice. I assume Red was used for HIGH Speed Stuff
macro
6 years ago
que buenaaa.... y un video de demo? como para sorprenderme mas
6 years ago
We shot on RED with some other high end HD cameras.
Andrew Farris
6 years ago
I was also wondering if this was shot on that RED camera you had awhile back or your JVC. Also do you still own your xl2 if so give me a hollar at my email, I might have a buisness deal for you.
6 years ago
niceeeeee
6 years ago
"Over 90% of elements are live action shots, like explosions and blood etc."

Ummm... blood? Live action? I thought you said no cameramen were harmed? Whose blood was it? :)
Timinator
6 years ago
Great looking graphic!

The distressed air force stencil font looks very cool. As does the lighting. Great job!
ned flanders
6 years ago
freakin sweet. ill definitely pick this one up.
David K.
6 years ago
awesome
6 years ago
very cool concept and yet another wanted action pack dvd hoorah to that.this box going on my descktop wallpaper.
Lifetype
6 years ago
great news , now i get to stare at the products section for 2 months without blinking . cant wait
Toufik
6 years ago
I assume this is all u can eat free stuff. Wow. You rock ma world And Rew
6 years ago
Freaking yes! I am sooo excited! Will this stuff also be pre-keyed?
Ken
6 years ago
PLEASE 1080p!!! I would make my own but my neighbours get mad.
6 years ago
Wait wait wait!! If no one died in the making of it, it's crap. sorry. Needs bigger explosions. Won't be buying. :P
VFX Guy
6 years ago
You didn't!
Rico
6 years ago
so the blood is live action shot?! no way!! :)
blake
6 years ago
what else is in there? the Ark of the Covenant?
Shinji
6 years ago
I laught my ass off this line

"Over 90% of elements are real live action shots, like explosions and blood."

Blood, like headshots, wounds etc.

No cameramen died. :)

BUT HELL YEAH I'M GONNA BUY THIS ONE.
6 years ago
"Live action... blood" Dun wanna be in UR team xD
Vic
6 years ago
Can't wait! But I'll just chew some bubble gum in the meantime!
Kai
6 years ago
YES!
can't wait for the gallery
Jesper Steen
6 years ago
awsome, cant wait man.
6 years ago
Simply awesome! Sign me up.
6 years ago
dude....i remember when you said "it will literaly blow your mind"...awesome!!! Make sure you include a tutorial on the product how you made that box...
Tom
6 years ago
Glad to see this is imminent. AME 1 was great but my teen sons wanted more so please release this soon so THEY dont try to blow things up!!!!!
dashzed
6 years ago
WHOOOOOOO!!!! YEAH!!!! WHOOOO!!!! I WILL BE THE FIRST TO BUY!!!!! LUV U ANDREW!!!
EffectMatic
6 years ago
is all new essentials or same?
Tommy
6 years ago
I have a feeling this filesize is going to kill my computer.
Pablo
6 years ago
amazing!!! i cant wait!!
Exile
6 years ago
ANDREW!!!! UR AWESOME! I LOVE YOU!!
6 years ago
There will be all sort of videos and info when the product gets closer to launch. We're working away.
JT Pictures
6 years ago
will there be a promo video for this??
JT Pictures
6 years ago
I CAN'T WAIT!!
Woo Hoo!!!!!
6 years ago
Will there be any kind of upgrade option for those of us who already have the 'action movie essentials' package? Speaking of which, I've been using that, and Riot Gear, quite a bit in my recent work. Great tools all around.
Alex
6 years ago
Andrew you did ti again! Action Essentials? that sounds great! But that is a very cool poster!!! Specialy the creepy atmosfere!!! Can't wait for this!
6 years ago
Woo Hoo!!!!
Alan
6 years ago
Soon to be starring in Call of Duty 6???
Toufik
6 years ago
do not worry Andrew about ridic or not ridic. Just bring it on. :)
Thorsten M(tommie12P)
6 years ago
woooooooooooooaaaa!
1080p,right? 720p would not comply your high-quality standarts.

I see the future: Action Essentials 4 in 4k (when you´re old and grey and own a RED,[ok, there will be much better things when your old and grey, very long time...)

Anyway, really nice poster, (does Action Essentials include the texture and the font of the metal box?)
ra. elliott
6 years ago
...Are you kidding me.... This. is. GREAT!
vfx-tree
6 years ago
WAUW! CAN"T WAIT TO SEE IT!


Greetz, Holland
6 years ago
Hell yeah!!! I'm buying this as soon as it comes out! The first pack was so good...I've used it in almost all of my projects :)
Jacob Behunin
6 years ago
SWEET!!!!!
You Must be makin BANK by now!
6 years ago
Can't wait for this!
I'll give you my soul for a copy, or I could just give you some money I guess?
Yeah... that would probably be easier! :P
pat
6 years ago
is the picture of the box animated or real...it is so good i cant tell
6 years ago
O My Gosh! O My Gosh! O My Gosh! O My Gosh! O My Gosh!O My Gosh! O My Gosh!

I can't wait!!!!!!!

YES!!
6 years ago
any demo video ?
vijay
6 years ago
GOOD I LIKE THE POSTER, FANTASTIC WORK. I M WAITING FOR THE DVD.GREAT BOSS
6 years ago
OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I CANT WAIT :D

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!
6 years ago
Great, can't wait to hear more about it. Will we be able to get a discount if we have action essentials 1? Just kidding I'm sure we won't and you deserve all the money you can get for these awesome products and free tutorials.
Point Blank
6 years ago
Awsome period
Kael
6 years ago
And who says Santa only comes once a year??
Haha, this is fantastic news. Andrew, you're my Action Santa. :D
V3
6 years ago
Nice! Cant wait lol. Can we expect a tutorial on that poster? It looks awesome.
Suvir
6 years ago
BTW the wall paper is SEXY.... amazing lighting and depth...
Andrew Farris
6 years ago
This isnt going to be digital stuff like the 1st is it? Cuz some of it was kinda to fake to use for my effects. I am guessing this is sorta like the stuff over at detfilmshd.com right? Cuz thats some GOOOOD stuff lol. Just curious.
Suvir
6 years ago
WOOOOOOOOOOTTTTTTT !!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTTTTTTT !!!

Some burning debris would be cool... cause i spend hours creating those stuff with fume fx and the output isnt very great
FaceMace
6 years ago
I hope the footage will be 1080p
Juan Francisco
6 years ago
Awesomeeeee!!
Lawrence
6 years ago
Very exciting! Great, great, great!
slize
6 years ago
Sounds promising Andrew :)
Wagiman
6 years ago
Wow..>! Can't wait for these stuff. You are the best andrew!!!! Andrew Kramer pancen oye...
Jason
6 years ago
Now when you say soon what is your idea of soon? Mine is less than a month. Is yours two months three months less than a month?
Jason
6 years ago
Cant Wait!!!!
Simon
6 years ago
Hello Andrew and everyone.
Here's an Israeli http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9rS3VncDwM&feature=channel_page" rel="nofollow">news ident. I was wondering if you could explain something to me.

1. First, you see the headline news pictures, that change from day to day.
2. And then, when the graphics kick in, the news pictures are distorted and tilted, before complete dissolve into the graphics.

How is this obtained, since the news pictures change from day to day? Thank you very much.
Chris
6 years ago
I wish you had made this back when i did stunt work. I had a Pyro guy detonate a charge early and set a "mortar round" explosion off in my face. Gave me a nice sunburn. Mmmmmm singed facial hair!!!
ben
6 years ago
hope you include some sound FX :)
Fatpet
6 years ago
WOOOOOOOOW I WOULD DIE FOR IT :P
ben
6 years ago
this nice image remined me so much of indiana jones and the crates :D:D!!
6 years ago
Always up to something. I can identify with you.
Good to see you're focussing on HD.
I want to buy this because I'm sure there're useful elements I can put into my short film.

Thank you Andrew
ben
6 years ago
yeeeeeah:D:D hope the promo is comming soon!!
6 years ago
can wait...cant wait....!!
scHoTe
6 years ago
Ohhhh Andrew you are the best xDD
FloVC
6 years ago
NICE NICE NICE NICE NICE!!!!! I'll buy it!
highdefw
6 years ago
ZOMG I NEED THIS
Jason
6 years ago
I cant wait... seriously!!
Aleksander
6 years ago
DAMN!! it's nice!! but i guess that if i have bought action movie essentials, i wont get this as an update like twitch? please kramer answer me :) looking forward to see what it is :)
6 years ago
Any Chance it will be out in the next couple of weeks? Would be great to have them before my final major project deadline is due!

Great work AK!

Sitting Duck
Donald
6 years ago
It's gonna be deadly. XD
6 years ago
great thing!then can you make a tutorial for exploding cars using it??or a van....or er...air balloon if you think so.
Matt in MO.
6 years ago
Maybe Andrew has the Ark of the Covenant in that box as well for some awesome face-melting action!
6 years ago
Excellent....once I get paid, I can buy that, along with the new soundtracks product.....Thanks Andrew. ...Now, if you only sold video camera equipment, you would become my all-in-one stop and I wouldn't need to go anywhere else for anything...;)
newsett
6 years ago
Whoooohaaaa

I am sure u made Sam do all the dangerous stuff... so he will be blown, shot, smoked (ehm) and god know what else... for our pleasure.

keep it up, i have just ordered you Pro Scores and i bother the postman every day :-) just cant wait
Vers
6 years ago
BOOOOOOM!!!
David W.
6 years ago
11:18pm!? My parents made me go to bed at 11:30 and wouldn't give me a chance to check the site. But moving on, that's great news. Tell me, how do you film all those explosions and stuff?
Amir
6 years ago
Sounds great!!
can't wait...
david
6 years ago
Muy buena imagen , a la espera del tutorial ,un abrazo sigan asi
david
6 years ago
Muy buena imagen , a la espera del toturial ,un abrazo sigan asi
Adam Sklar
6 years ago
Oops, Mistake, Not 'Rockets' It's Ricochets.
Adam Sklar
6 years ago
Ooh!

At the side of the box, It says it contains:

Explosions
Rockets
Blood
Smoke
Debris :)


Can't wait. :D
Damian Smith
6 years ago
Where's the anamorphic lense flare Andrew? ;)
Don't all promo posters require one? (joking)

Looking forward to this being released
Qra
6 years ago
Maaaan, I cant' wait! :)
6 years ago
:-D I just used some of the old "Action Movie Essentials" clips a couple days ago and thought to myself, "I wonder if they gave up on the HD version they talked about way back when.."

Glad to see you are still releasing it!
6 years ago
Great Andrew! fantastic!
6 years ago
Andrew will this footage be 2k, 4k and/or anything over 120fps? Any phantom camera footage?
Asri
6 years ago
huh..i want see the promo..
6 years ago
Oh MY GOD! :D WHEN?! WHEN?! Dear Andrew Hurry UP! :D

Greetings from Poland
6 years ago
juju..fantastic!!!
plissken
6 years ago
huuuuge!
alex coffy
6 years ago
saying in french: grenadiers a l'assault!!!!
(let me slow down before I hurt someone)
6 years ago
Oh Shhhnap!
James price
6 years ago
Holy Moley
Mr T.
6 years ago
Will there be Pal footage or only NTSC
Hampus
6 years ago
Brilliant!
6 years ago
sweet!
alfredfx
6 years ago
I only want to debunk a myth: the explosions on Action Movie Essentials were not made filming real things blowing up, but instead they were made in 3D Studio Max and Afterburn.

However, i'm waiting for AME2
Ben Wotton
6 years ago
Wooohooo!
Eugene Opperman
6 years ago
Good news as always.
Be careful out there.
Marc D
6 years ago
about time!!!!!! ;)
Trent
6 years ago
OMG!

I can't wait!!
dima popov
6 years ago
Andrew Kramer iam you big fan i am from ukrainian a vaiting this dvd you cool duud plese tel me ven this dvd come
Rasta
6 years ago
For this project were tutorial ? ;]
6 years ago
Well
Another great product
Thanks & waiting for it
6 years ago
I can’t wait!
Willem
6 years ago
And the world just got a little better.


Hey, i saw a PS tutorial the other day for making explosions of clouds pics. Haven't tried it yet, but i'd think a timelapse of some stormy clouds, can make for a fine representation of C4 blowing with Colorama?.
6 years ago
release this now! I need it for my upcoming media movie :)
David
6 years ago
YES!!!!!!!!! YES YES YES!!!! Thank you! I can't wait for these, they look SWEET!
-David
Fantastic, Cannot wait for these.
Should be a fantastic new product for all the Action Movie filming fans out there.

By the way Andrew, Did you end up getting my email by any chance?
6 years ago
OH YEAH, Can't wait!
Rick de Boer
6 years ago
That is awesome!!
I can't wait!
Clayton Light
6 years ago
I understand about the danger. I once (way back in the day) hired a SFX company to blow up a tv. My model was behind a 3/4" piece of foam-core with a hole cut so she could reach through and press a remote control. The SFX guys said the air cannon, squibs and candy glass were perfectly safe. Luckily nobody was hurt. The chards went through everything. After the smoke cleared the SFX crew chief asked me if I wanted a second take. All I can say now is thank God for AE. I'll be buying this on day one.

clayton light
eddie
6 years ago
Any chance on price sounds great A K .
Salmon Sandwich
6 years ago
This post made my day.

Thanks
peterpiper
6 years ago
Great. There goes some more dough flyin' outta my wallet.
You rule.
6 years ago
Little slim on the details but I am glad to hear this is in the pipes. Hope you can give a rough date on when this is coming out so I can put some cash aside or budget it in for my workplace.

I really hope this means there is a Riot Gear 2 coming out. I think it was discussed sometime ago. I used Riot Gear the most out of any AK DVD I've ordered. Though Evolution is right up there with it. Evolution had better tutorials benefits.
6 years ago
holy moly cow crap!!! cant wait!! amazing!!
Fonzie
6 years ago
the first was great. can't wait for the second.
6 years ago
Who painted this? :D Anyay it looks great
dasnico
6 years ago
Andrew the titan
6 years ago
Im a lion, rawr.
6 years ago
Looks VERY cool.
Will be perfect with my new HV30 ;-)

Will,
Ben
6 years ago
Andrew, you are such a tease!
Malcolm
6 years ago
i can't wait
Xeon Pro
6 years ago
Great to hear!!=D Cant wait!!
6 years ago
By the way you may notice that the name is Now "Action Essentials" because this collection is specifically great for Film & Motion Graphics.
6 years ago
Sounds interesting, can't go wrong with some HD explosions. I hope no cameramen were harmed in the making of this DVD.
Jeroen
6 years ago
Sounds great. Can't wait...
Benj
6 years ago
Woah! How maniacally awesome! I hope there's flame throwers!
Tutorials
135. Simulated Scopes
Use after effects to simulate a variety of optical scopes
139. Translucent Glass
Create a cool title design using a 3D displacement map.
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